Vehicle access: Our vehicle entrance will be reduced to one lane from 25 July until the end of November 2022, due to the construction of a new set of traffic lights outside Te Papa.
Info about vehicle access to Te Papa 25 Jul – Nov 2022

Arrivals Waewae Tapu

Discover the intrepid travellers who journeyed to Aotearoa

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and made this country their home.

  • Education type Education visit
  • Suitable for Year levels 1–8
  • Next available Available
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We also offer a Virtual Explorer for this programme

Guided by our educators, your primary school students will:

  • explore the amazing migrations made to Aotearoa from the Pacific, Europe, and beyond
  • uncover the knowledge, skills, and taonga

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    travellers brought to Aotearoa
  • find out how early explorers and settlers shaped Aotearoa into the incredible country it is today.

Choose one of the following programme areas:

  • First People
  • Journeys from Afar
  • Our Diverse Communities